Pan American World Airways

Pan American World Airways Wednesday June 12, 1968
Crashed 1,200 meters short of the runway and hit a tree and caught fire in heavy rain on a night approach. Improper IFR operation. Misused or failed to use flaps. Descended below decision height. The aircraft was named "Clipper Caribbean."

Crash Details

DateWednesday June 12, 1968
LocationCalcutta, India
Passengers53
Crew10
Fatalities6
Survivors57
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-707-321C
OperatorPan American World Airways
RegistrationN798PA
Flight OriginBangkok
Flight Destination Karachi
Calcutta, India
Pan American World Airways
Boeing B-707-321C
1968